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February 2017
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When and Where
Date Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Time 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Address Babycastles
137 W 14th Street
(between 6th and 7th Avenues)
2nd Floor
City, State New York City, New York 10011
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32 people in attendance! Thanks for a fun night.


The February 2017 NYC WikiWednesday salon and skill-share with the Wikimedia NYC community will be held Wednesday, 15 February, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Babycastles, a co-working space and gallery located near 14th Street / Union Square in Manhattan.

Details[edit]

  • Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: TBD
  • Location: Babycastles. 145 W 14th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues), Basement level, Manhattan, New York, NY 10011

40°44′18″N 73°59′55.6″W / 40.73833°N 73.998778°W / 40.73833; -73.998778

Agenda[edit]

Bring your own ideas!

  • 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Introductions for visitors
  • 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm: Meeting, Part I (roundtable on ongoing projects)
  • 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Meeting, Part II (new project proposals and ideas)

Chapter business[edit]

A. Outreach, Partnerships & Programming
B. Proposals
  • Tracking program outcomes - Should WM NYC be an early adopter of this experimental program management software provided by the Wikimedia Foundation?
  • Keeping wiki friendly - should WM NYC be an early adopter of draft friendly space policy provided by the Wikimedia Foundation?
  • Time to purchase insurance
C. Staffing
D. Grants & Funding
  • We get donations by Paypal and in other channels. How should we respond?
  • Press Pass Pilot Program: Update on pilot program
  • WMF Grant UPDATE
    • Winifred Checkin: Tue, January 10, 2017, 8pm – 9pm
    • 2016-2017 Grant Final Report: Final report is due 30 April 2017
    • 2017-2018 APG Grant (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018): Start APG in January or February 2017?

Check in - ongoing projects[edit]

Wikipedia Meetups
   July 2018 +/-
London 132 July 8, 2018 (2018-07-08)
BLT @ The High Line, NY July 9, 2018 (2018-07-09)
Edinburgh 13 July 11, 2018 (2018-07-11)
Johor 8 July 14, 2018 (2018-07-14)
Eighth Annual Colorado Wiknic July 15, 2018 (2018-07-15)
Oxford 63 July 15, 2018 (2018-07-15)
Perth 50 July 15, 2018 (2018-07-15)
BLT @ Cape Town July 17, 2018 (2018-07-17)
EaT11 @ Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX July 19, 2018 (2018-07-19)
Bay Area WikiSalon @ WMF HQ in San Francisco July 25, 2018 (2018-07-25)
BLT @ Johannesburg 1 July 27, 2018 (2018-07-27)
BLT @ Johannesburg 2 July 29, 2018 (2018-07-29)
San Diego 31 @ Balboa Park July 29, 2018 (2018-07-29)
   August 2018 +/-
Perth 51 August 11, 2018 (2018-08-11)
London 133 August 12, 2018 (2018-08-12)
San Diego 32 Wiknic August 25, 2018 (2018-08-25)
Full Meetup Calendar
Recent edit-a-thons

Since last WikiWednesday

  1. TO COME

New and upcoming projects[edit]

  1. TO COME
  1. Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros: New GLAM project
  2. DOITT: January 2017?
  3. Gitmo editathon: January 2017?
  4. Broadly workshop
  5. Monthly wiki-workshop/hackathon series at Ace Hotel: starting February 2017
  6. BedStuy or Die Rapper editathon outreach
  7. AfroCROWD BlackWikiHistory Month: Updates? Schomburg possibly? February 2017
  8. Art + Feminism planning? March 2017
Upcoming events
  1. TO COME

Speakers, workshops and roundtable discussions[edit]

Lightning talks[edit]

5 minutes; includes other discussions and skill-shares
Sign up here!

  • Update on wiki.JacksonHeights.nyc (Tom Lowenhaupt) p.s don't go thee yet!
  • GetOrganizedBK potential project: Can we automate checking citations from unreliable sources? talk about the Daily Mail policy anyone? The Daily Mail Song - YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eBT6OSr1TI Hannah Silverman (talk) 17:55, 15 February 2017 (UTC)

Food tonight[edit]

Comments / feedback / suggestions about food and/or for food selection? Please let us know!

  • TBD

External links[edit]

Sign up[edit]


Regrets[edit]

  1. BrillLyle (talk) - apologies, conflicts with new job schedule
  2. sheridanford (talk) 00:43, 10 February 2017 (UTC) Conflict. I will be at U of Michigan giving a talk on Black Music Matters and my protesting in NYC.
  3. Emjackson42 (talk) 21:57, 13 February 2017 (UTC) - so sorry, have a scheduling conflict

Possible attendees[edit]

Likely attendees[edit]

  1. Pharos (talk) 04:16, 25 January 2017 (UTC)
  2. kosboot (talk) 04:28, 25 January 2017 (UTC)
  3. Mozucat (talk) 20:43, 25 January 2017 (UTC)
  4. Roman Spinner (talk) 08:24, 4 February 2017 (UTC)
  5. Jim.henderson (talk) 23:25, 7 February 2017 (UTC)
  6. Tomlzz1 (talk) 17:31, 9 February 2017 (UTC)
  7. Netherzone (talk) 22:32, 9 February 2017 (UTC)
  8. Nwhysel (talk) 23:30, 9 February 2017 (UTC) - I may be a bit on the late side (splitting time between two events) but want to talk about an event I'm planning, hopefully with Wikimedia Vancouver and ASIS&T in March.
  9. Joanaz (talk) 00:42, 10 February 2017 (UTC)
  10. Paige lothlorien (talk) 03:12, 10 February 2017 (UTC)
  11. 2604:2000:50C0:3800:588B:CBCA:2AED:A3F0 (talk) 04:14, 10 February 2017 (UTC)
  12. JoAsQueeniebee (talk) 19:37, 10 February 2017 (UTC)
  13. Librarianhelen (talk) 22:41, 10 February 2017 (UTC)
  14. Becksguy (talk) 19:07, 11 February 2017 (UTC)
  15. SeoMac (talk)
  16. ValeskaVida (talk) 18:45, 13 February 2017 (UTC)
  17. Jooojay (talk) 22:28, 13 February 2017 (UTC) (virtual attendance)
  18. DGG ( talk ) 21:14, 14 February 2017 (UTC)
  19. Hannah Silverman (talk) 19:59, 15 February 2017 (UTC)
  20. DieMeilen (talk) 21:37, 15 February 2017 (UTC)
  21. BlaueBlüte (talk) 01:38, 15 February 2017 (UTC)
  22. Megs (talk) 23:21, 15 February 2017 (UTC)
  23. Dispenser (talk) — Dispenser 14:30, 16 February 2017 (UTC)